Retail Associate

PART TIME

We are seeking an part time Retail Associate to provide exemplary customer service at our Los Angeles storefront. Our ideal candidate has experience in retail and has a passion for stationery and customer service. Must be available 15-30 hours per week, including Saturdays & Sundays.

Characteristics

  • A passion for serving others, bright & cheerful demeanor
  • Likes people, loves retail, has a smart sense of humor
  • Well organized and attention to detail
  • Motivated self-starter, leader
  • Team player, open-minded and willing to learn
  • Proactive problem solver and strategic thinker
  • Good work ethic and reliable
  • Outstanding leadership skills
  • Possess a passion for The Social Type brand

Responsibilities

  • Operationally open and close retail store including basic cash reconciliation processes
  • Welcome and greet customers, exhibiting a friendly, helpful, and memorable attitude
  • Maintain an organized and tidy store
  • Confidently hit sales targets and make suggestions to increase retail sales
  • Answer customer questions regarding products and assist in customer buying decisions
  • Maintain brand and operational standards with general knowledge of all products carried in the store
  • Assist in storefront events and promotions
  • Accurately and proficiently enter store merchandise into our POS, maintain store merchandise inventory, and operate cash register to process customer transactions
  • Assemble and prepare merchandise for store floor
  • Assists Wholesale Team as needed, contributes to team efforts

Skills & Requirements

  • Ability to communicate effectively in order to relay product knowledge and services
  • Ability to build, nurture and maintain customer relationships
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Maintains efficiency standards
  • Solid time management and organizational skills, with focus on detail
  • A working understanding of cash handling and point of sale process
  • Understands retail sales environment focus on sales and service
  • Able to work a flexible schedule to which will require evening and weekend hours
  • Basic merchandising skills and an eye for detail
  • Ability to positively resolve customer service issues & concerns
  • Prior retail experience in gift or stationery a plus
  • Knowledge of design programs (Illustrator and Photoshop) a plus
  • Knowledge of current Social Media platforms a plus
  • Ability to stand for extended period of time
  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs.
  • Year-round position
  • Opportunity for full time position

To apply send one paragraph on why you would be great at this job, and your resume as a PDF attachment, to jobs@thesocialtype.com. Please write "Part Time Retail Associate" in the subject line of your email.